This town is named after a fort that was built under the order of GeneralAndrew Jackson. This was a supply fort that was built to serve the soldiers during the Creek Indian War. There is an annual arts and crafts fair called Calico Fort on the second weekend of April every year.
Fort Deposit is located at(31.987872, -86.571249).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15 km2), all of it land.
Fort Deposit Post Office (ZIP code:36032)